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Ingram crowned double champion after scintillating display in Latvia

Chris Ingram sealed the ERC Junior U27 Championship title at the weekend following a breath-taking performance at Rally Liepāja. The British driver had established a lead with just three stages remaining and successfully maintained his advantage to avenge the heartache of last year – where he narrowly missed out on ERC Junior glory. There was to be no repeat this time, however, with the Mancunian also reclaiming the ERC3 title which he won in 2016. The [...]

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Ingram prepares for title-deciding showdown in Latvia

The curtain comes down on the 2017 European Rally Championships this weekend, with just two points currently separating Chris Ingram and leader Filip Mares in the Junior U27 category. Intrigued eyes will now be firmly fixed on the action in Latvia which commences on Friday 6 October at 20:30 local time. First held in 2013, Rally Liepāja was set to open last year’s ERC schedule in February until excessive seasonal temperatures caused damage to stage surfaces [...]

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British Rowing Team enjoy World Championship success

Only one country left Sarasota with more World Rowing Championship medals than Great Britain, highlighting another tremendously successful week for athletes from these shores. The British team once again amassed an impressive haul of seven medals and were eclipsed only by overall winners Italy, who departed Florida with nine. A dramatic final day of action saw Great Britain end the Championships on a high, as Tom Barras and Vicky Thornley capped a fantastic week by winning [...]

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British Rowing team prepared for World Championships following successful training camp

Despite Hurricane Irma causing devastation across Florida and beyond, the 2017 World Rowing Championships have been given the green light to take place as planned this weekend at the Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota. A total of 73 British athletes – comprising of 19 crews – have been named in Great Britain’s rowing squad, including 14 Olympians and 2 Paralympic Champions. The World Championships come at the end of a very good season for GB, who won [...]

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Podium finish for Ingram in Italy sets up rousing finale in Latvia

British rally driver Chris Ingram is closing in on a second successive ERC3 championship title after another impressive performance at the weekend. The 23-year-old came third at the Rally di Roma Capitale and returned to the top of the championship standings with just one race remaining! Previous leader Aleks Zawada arrived in Italy with a narrow advantage over the field, but flywheel failure on just the second stage forced the Pole into an early exit. At [...]

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Andrews Air Conditioning announce 2017 paper fan competition winners!

For the past few years, Andrews Air Conditioning have offered paper fans to help hot commuters stay cool and calm throughout the summer months. Following the popularity and success of previous promotions, we added a competitive aspect which gave entrants the chance to win a summer getaway via our well-known #CoolAndCalm Twitter objective. The competition was propelled at the Excel Facilities show in June, where large numbers of guests visited our stand to get their hands [...]

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Ingram gears up for Rally di Roma Capitale showdown

The fifth round of this season’s ERC Junior competition takes place in Italy this weekend, with current champion Chris Ingram looking to make up ground on leader Aleks Zawada. Just three points separate the pair going into the penultimate race – the Rally di Roma Capitale – with the battle for title glory finely poised. This is the first time the rally has appeared on the ERC schedule, meaning all drivers are entering unchartered territory at [...]

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Andrews provide emergency cooling for British Prime Minister

Andrews Air Conditioning Hire were recently contacted to provide a temporary cooling solution for a very high profile meeting between some of the country’s leading political figures. Our client was hosting the Prime Minister for an urgent meeting set to take place the following day. An Andrews technician was sent to site to conduct a survey – this assessment prompted our regional expert to recommend the deployment of eight Polar Wind portable air conditioners. We received [...]

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Queensferry Crossing opens almost six years to the day that construction began

This week, the UK’s tallest bridge finally opens to public traffic more than 2,000 days after the first brick was laid back in September 2011. The new Queensferry Crossing will replace the Forth Road Bridge as the primary road link between Edinburgh and Fife, with approximately 500,000 vehicles due to cross each week. More than £1.35billion has been spent on the project, which has been described as “one of the worlds’ great bridges” by lead engineer [...]

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Andrews Sykes announce three-year supplier agreement with British Rowing

It is with a great deal of pride that we can announce a new long-term association with British Rowing, having worked alongside the team in a supporting capacity since 2014. The deal will see Andrews Air Conditioning provide temporary cooling equipment to be housed inside the various training camps where athletes prepare for international competitions. This summer, a number of our Polar Wind units have been deployed within the team’s training base in Varese, Italy, where [...]

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